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Macquarie Group Associate Interview Questions

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Associate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
No Offer
Negative Experience
Difficult Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Macquarie Group (New York, NY) in June 2015.

Interview

I was called for an initial screening by an off-site hiring consultant. We spoke briefly about the position and to see if I was a good fit for the role and the company. After about five days or so, I was contacted by the hiring manager to meet in Manhattan for an interview with two members of the team.

I met with both gentlemen and we spoke briefly about the role and my desires that were geared toward this specific role. As an entry-level position with no real experience necessary, they did not delve into nor desire to hear much regarding my schooling nor my experience as a post-grad.

Given the position, I would have more than likely taken it, but I felt like I was not welcome very much from the beginning. My answers to their questions never really seemed quite up to snuff and I felt quite debased each time I answered. I've had a variety of different experiences on interviews, but I'd have to say, this wasn't the best one by any stretch.

Interview Questions

  • Some experts and individuals within the industry say that the S&P 500 is overvalued, what are your thoughts on this? And why?   Answer Question
  • What is the square root of 10,000,000?   1 Answer
  • How many windows are in New York City?   1 Answer
  • Tell me something interesting about yourself. Tell me something interesting in general.   1 Answer

Other Interview Reviews for Macquarie Group

  1. Helpful (1)  

    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Macquarie Group (New York, NY) in August 2010.

    Interview

    was a good round of technocal interviews. Work seemed challenging

    Interview Questions


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Macquarie Group (Hong Kong (Hong Kong)) in November 2015.

    Interview

    Applied online. Got HR phone call and asked a few questions. Arranged for face to face interview with manager. The interview is quite relax, questions on my previous work exp, why apply this job, what you expect learn from this job etc.
    Two weeks later i contacted the HR for following up, but then received reject email.

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Melbourne (Australia)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Macquarie Group (Melbourne (Australia)) in October 2015.

    Interview

    Telephone interview, video interview, online tests. Process was easy and fast. HR got back to me very quickly each time, and were happy to assist with rescheduling when I had a timetabling conflict with university.

    Interview Questions

    • Are you comfortable liaising and negotiating with clients (I was going for a sales role).   Answer Question

  4.  

    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Macquarie Group.

    Interview

    It was very nice. I had to give test which was MCQ based consisting mainly of accounting techniques. It was then followed by a group discussion and then an interview.

    Interview Questions


  5. Helpful (2)  

    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seoul (South Korea)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Macquarie Group (Seoul (South Korea)).

    Interview

    1 interview with recruiter 2. Interview with HR and senior manager 3. computer based test 4. Interview with associationer director and division director

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Recruiter was the negotiaticng party so it felt all the conditions vad benen set agerade and no room för negotiation.


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Macquarie Group in July 2009.

    Interview

    Process is just too slow and long. 4 rounds of 1:1 interviews. Thought it was a great experience at start until it became such a tedious process. Had total of 4 interviews, 2 with the same person and the remaining with different people. Plus a 3 hour test with personality questions and other questions that did not relate to the job I applied for. I thought that the test was a total joke and did not get to finish it.

    Reasons for Declining

    Received the offer from this job but by the time I received the offer, I had already started and accepted another job offer.


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sydney (Australia)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at Macquarie Group (Sydney (Australia)) in July 2009.

    Interview

    1) 1st interview
    2) Psychometric test
    3) Numerical, verbal reasoning, abstract
    4) Final interview

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